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Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges (2017)
Book Chapter
Das, O., & Kellay, A. (2017). Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges. In J. Easterday, J. Iverson, & C. Stahn (Eds.), Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to PeaceOxford University Press

A challenge to environmental protection and the jus post bellum framework is the rise in Private Security Companies and other Private Security Service Providers (PSCs). The marked increase in the outsourcing of vast amount of operational and logistic... Read More about Private security companies and other private security providers (PSCs) and environmental protection in jus post bellum: Policy and regulatory challenges.

Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment (2017)
Book Chapter
Das, O. (2017). Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment. In S. Alam, J. H. Bhuiyan, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and SustainabilityRoutledge

‘Since 1990, at least 18 violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources such as timber, minerals, oil and gas. Sometimes this is caused by environmental damage and the marginalization of local populations who fail to be... Read More about Natural resources, conflict and investment: Conflict minerals in the democratic republic of Congo and the challenges to sustainable investment.

'Climate change and armed conflict: Challenges and opportunities for maintaining international peace and security through climate justice' (2016)
Book Chapter
Das, O. (2016). 'Climate change and armed conflict: Challenges and opportunities for maintaining international peace and security through climate justice'. In R. S. Abate (Ed.), Climate Justice: Case Studies in Global and Regional Governance ChallengesELI (Environmental Law Institute)

According to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, “[c]limate change not only exacerbates threats to international peace and security, it is a threat to international peace and security.” Scientific forecasts have determined that climate change causes di... Read More about 'Climate change and armed conflict: Challenges and opportunities for maintaining international peace and security through climate justice'.

Land grabbing, sustainable development and human rights (2015)
Journal Article
Grant, E., & Das, O. (2015). Land grabbing, sustainable development and human rights. Transnational Environmental Law, 4(2), 289-317. https://doi.org/10.1017/S2047102515000023

© 2015 Cambridge University Press. Increasing investment in agricultural land by global corporations and investors from wealthy developed nations in poorer, less developed countries has significant human rights and environmental impacts. Proponents o... Read More about Land grabbing, sustainable development and human rights.

Toxic remnants of war and private military security contractors – Environmental protection in post-conflict settings: Policy and regulatory challenges (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Das, O., & Kellay, A. (2014, June). Toxic remnants of war and private military security contractors – Environmental protection in post-conflict settings: Policy and regulatory challenges. Paper presented at Jus Post Bellum Project Seminar: “Peacebuilding and Environmental Damage in Contemporary Jus Post Bellum: Clarifying Norms, Principles and Practices”

11 and 12 June 2014 at Leiden University – Faculty Campus The Hague in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Environmental protection in armed conflict: Filling the gaps with sustainable development (2013)
Journal Article
Das, O. (2013). Environmental protection in armed conflict: Filling the gaps with sustainable development. Nordic Journal of International Law, 82(1), 103-128. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718107-08201006

Recent years have witnessed growing concern over the ever more increasing urgent and pervasive global environmental problems. Environmental problems and challenges in relation to armed conflict are amongst them. Such environmental pressures can cause... Read More about Environmental protection in armed conflict: Filling the gaps with sustainable development.

Agriculture, food security and the environment: Policy and regulatory challenges (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Grant, E., & Das, O. (2013, June). Agriculture, food security and the environment: Policy and regulatory challenges. Paper presented at Global Ecological Integrity Group (GEIG) International Conference "Ecological Integrity, Globalization and Radical Social Change: From the UN to the Earth Charter

Privacy in the UK, privacy in the US: Can we learn anything from each other? (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Ball, R., & Das, O. (2013, May). Privacy in the UK, privacy in the US: Can we learn anything from each other?. Paper presented at The Fifth Northumbria University Information Rights Conference: Changing Notions of Privacy

The paper considers the development of the “right to privacy” in the UK and US with the aim of: eliciting the definition and protection of privacy; its challenges; and, determining whether lessons can be learnt for each jurisdiction from one another Read More about Privacy in the UK, privacy in the US: Can we learn anything from each other?.

Environmental protection, security and armed conflict: A sustainable development perspective (2013)
Book
Das, O. (2013). Environmental protection, security and armed conflict: A sustainable development perspective. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

'Environmental Protection, Security and Armed Conflict is a timely reminder of the need to integrate sustainable development into key areas of international law, including all phases of armed conflict. Onita Das cleverly picks her way through the app... Read More about Environmental protection, security and armed conflict: A sustainable development perspective.

International protection of environmental refugees (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Das, O. (2012, September). International protection of environmental refugees. Paper presented at SLS Conference

UNEP in its 2009 Conflict to Peacebuilding Review reports that at least eighteen violent conflicts have been fuelled by environmental degradation or natural resource exploitation or both since 1990 and that at least 40 percent of all intrastate confl... Read More about International protection of environmental refugees.

The impact of armed conflict on sustainable development: A holistic approach (2010)
Book Chapter
Das, O. (2010). The impact of armed conflict on sustainable development: A holistic approach. In N. Quenivet, & S. Shah-Davis (Eds.), International Law and Armed Conflict: Challenges in the 21st Century, 1. Asser Press

While a more traditional approach to international law and armed conflict focuses on the use of force and international humanitarian law, this book incorporates other international legal regimes such as human rights law, international private law, in... Read More about The impact of armed conflict on sustainable development: A holistic approach.